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Market Commentary

Market update, Q4 2018: Happy New Year?

After spending much of the year seemingly on an upward escalator, global equity markets took a beating in the fourth quarter. Despite good economic indicators, policy tightening by the Fed and increasing concerns over future growth, especially in China, led…

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Market summary: December 2018.

Stocks finish down after a turbulent December. Uncertainty translated into a roller-coaster ride for markets in December. Please read on to find out what happened and how you can plan for your future. What happened. Stock markets took a roller-coaster…

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Market summary: November 2018.

After a bumpy month, stocks close up. The market volatility that kicked up in October continued through November — but this time, most major categories of stocks ended in positive territory for the month. Read more to find out what…

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From the Hill

Will the new tax bill affect you?

2017 was an excellent year for capital markets and economies. Rarely have financial markets seen such broad-based positive returns with so little volatility and downside. Momentum carried into 2018 with President Trump’s signature on a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax-cut package….

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The Conflict of Interest (Fiduciary) Rule.

The Conflict of Interest (Fiduciary) Rule is good for Americans and should be kept in place. The topic of fiduciary protections and providing people with advice that’s in their best interest continues to be hotly debated by the public and…

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Wall Street financial market capitalization sign with American flags

The future of Dodd-Frank and the impact on consumers.

2017 looks to be a year of change. With the incoming political administration, many policymakers hope to reform some key laws established under outgoing President Barack Obama. While much of the early focus has been on the Affordable Care Act,…

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